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 Post subject: Front Plank
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:06 pm 
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I realize the side plank targets the quadratus lumborum, but does the front plank still target this muscle to some significant degree? Thanks in advance guys!


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 Post subject: Re: Front Plank
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:35 pm 
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http://www.exrx.net/Muscles/QuadratusLumborum.html

You're going to get some activity just from the stability it provides but you really need some lateral stress to work it.

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